Article 1 – Subject matter

  1. The aim of this Regulation is to contribute to the proper functioning of the internal market for intermediary services by setting out harmonised rules for a safe, predictable and trusted online environment that facilitates innovation and in which fundamental rights enshrined in the Charter, including the principle of consumer protection, are effectively protected.
  2. This Regulation lays down harmonised rules on the provision of intermediary services in the internal market. In particular, it establishes:
    1. a framework for the conditional exemption from liability of providers of intermediary services;
    2. rules on specific due diligence obligations tailored to certain specific categories of providers of intermediary services;
    3. rules on the implementation and enforcement of this Regulation, including as regards the cooperation of and coordination between the competent authorities.